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The tag [profile] pertains to questions related to one's personal page in a network, whether social or otherwise, such as Facebook or Twitter.

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Cannot add workplace to Facebook profile as employer isn't listed

I'm trying to fill out the following form, but as my employer doesn't have a page on Facebook, this is proving impossible: Is it not possible to simply enter the name of my employer without it being ...
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How to view all my comment votes in Disqus?

There's a comment I want to find that I upvoted a long time ago on Disqus. I can't remember what it said exactly, so I'm having a rough time searching for it. The only thing I can think of to do is to ...
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How to use secondary Amazon.com profile for Amazon and Good Reads

My family amazon account is under my wife's email. I want to use Good Reads but it's linking to my Amazon profile, so it's using my wife's email. I have added my email as a second adult on the amazon ...
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Gitlab profile button?

It's relatively easy to add a GitHub button to a webpage as a way to link to one's profile. I'm trying to find an analogous button for my Gitlab account. Does such a button exist?
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How to hide own eBay username from eBay community profile?

How can I hide my eBay username from the public-facing portion of my eBay Community profile? When I'm logged out and go to the public-facing part of my Community profile, I see my eBay buyer/seller ...
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LinkedIn limiting number of views of public profile; requires joining/login for more views

My LinkedIn profile allows public viewing of my full profile. So even non-LinkedIn members should be able to see it, right? But that's not what's happening. I've tested on multiple computers, ...
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Gmail profile picture not on emails

My desired Google profile picture appears on my Gmail account and I've checked both the gear in top right corner and https://plus.google.com/s and it is in both places, but when I send an email and ...
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Converting Facebook profile to page, not all “likes” were transferred nor all “friends” converted to fans

A friend of mine asked me to convert his profile into a Facebook page. So I have initiated the migration process. And I have migrated the friends into Facebook page fans. He has around 4500+ friends ...
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Can’t change my name in Google Accounts

When I go to my main Google account to update my name (which I've never done since I set it up) it is not changeable. The comment below my last name says This setting can't be changed for your ...
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How do I stop profile photo shrinking when moving a picture from an album to my profile picture?

How do I stop profile photo shrinking when uploading a profile picture? I currently have many huge and clear profile pictures uploaded, but cannot upload new photos just as big and clear. I have ...
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Am I expected to receive Facebook SMS even after deleting my account long ago?

I deleted my account long back, but I am still getting(but not very frequently but twice a day) these SMS alerts. Is this behavior expected? What can I do to stop receiving these SMSs.
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Tumblr, How to see who uploaded a photo

Is there any way too see a tumblr profile with just the the photos/videos/notes uploaded by the user and not everything that was reblogged?
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Why does Gmail show two different pictures for my profile, one of which is not me?

Recently, a strange thing occurred in my account when viewing it on my laptop computer. I have my normal profile picture that appears in the upper right hand corner of what I see when viewing my mail ...
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How to get Facebook profile ID from saved image

I have a Facebook image on my PC that I saved a while ago and would like to find the author (person who posted it), link to profile or user ID. Is that possible? I tried the following but without ...
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After deleting my phone number from my Facebook profile, what will happen?

What will happen if I remove my phone number from my Facebook profile? Do I still continue to get my messages in Messenger?
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How does Facebook figure out my top friends

The friends in my chat window on Facebook are pretty much all people I interact with most on Facebook. There is one person however that I have removed from my newsfeed and though I used Facebook to ...
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YouTube account connected to Google+ profile, how to switch to Google+ page?

When YouTube forced us (I think) to link our YouTube to a Google+ profile, I linked it and I guess created a Google+ profile. This profile has my name and so does my YouTube account, as a result. Now ...
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Calling LinkedIn guided profile setup parts directly

I want to call a specific part of the profile guided setup from my web app, so that users can fill their profile at the correct part. I know this one works; http://www.linkedin.com/profile/guided?...
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Changing “Willing to Move/Relocate” setting in a LinkedIn profile

I remember setting the willing-to-relocate/move field when I first created my LinkedIn profile. I need to change it now, but I cannot find the setting anywhere. I have tried searching for will, move, ...
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How can I change the language in my LinkedIn profile?

My default language on LinkedIn website is Italian and I have compiled my job profile in both Italian and English versions. How can I set the default profile to English for the visitors? Currently it ...
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Change Age on Facebook

When I try to change my birthday on Facebook, it won't let me. How can I change it so that my correct age is displayed?
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How to private and hide some modules in last.fm profile

I have a profile on last.fm I want to hide it completely from any search results. Maybe show it only to people to whom I give direct link. I don't want visitors to see the any modules there like ...
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How to change Twitter profile text color?

How can one change the text color for one's profile such as in the popup in Twitter? The text being displayed includes a few items like name and web site link.
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Is there a known place for gathering all my public profiles in a single place in the Web? [closed]

I have many accounts with public profiles in different web-services. They are, for example, linkedin.com, coursera.org, bitbucket.org, projecteuler.org, dropbox.com and etc. Unfortunately, not all of ...
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How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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How to view a LinkedIn profile anonymously?

I saw this ad this morning: Is there really no way to avoid the awkwardness? This page describes a solution but the settings menu they are suggesting does not exist anymore.
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New GitHub organization isn't showing on my profile

My new organization (created yesterday) is visible in my account settings: but it isn't visible when viewing my profile: Any idea why it's not showing?
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Can you upload a saved profile to Google Plus?

Using Takeout, you can download your Google Plus profile information to a json file. Is it possible to use this file to upload the information to a new Google Plus account?
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Block all non-friends on facebook

Is there any way to block all non-friends on facebook? Well, I know of a profile which can't be viewed by any non-friends at all? Why is it behaving that way? Is it because it is about to deleted by ...
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How do you see which user uploaded an Imgur album?

I do know that it was uploaded by a registered user, because I've been to their profile before from their album, but I can't find the link anymore.
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Why are the people I've circled not showing up?

How come the number of people shown "in your circles" on my page are only half of what I actually have?
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View users' Tumblr/Instagram pages without logging in

A client asked me to add links to their Tumblr and Instagram accounts on their websites. Trouble is I have no idea how to find them and no idea what their URLs are (or even, in Instagram's case, if it'...
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Don't show me on other profiles

I would like to disable showing me on other users' profiles in sidebar in circles. I am pretty sure there was such option in settings, but I can't find it now. To support my thought i've checked my ...
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How to get a Google Profiles name?

I already have a Google+ profile with this ugly long URL: https://plus.google.com/106542087505398120198/ I recently discovered in this LifeHacker article that the author has a much shorter Google ...
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Someone memorialized my Facebook profile but I'm still alive!

Apparently, it’s pretty easy to memorialize someone's Facebook profile. I am greeted with the following message after entering my valid and correct username and password: Account Inaccessible This ...
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How do I edit my Fitocracy profile?

Today I signed up for an account on Fitocracy, which is pretty much a social network for tracking (and I guess sharing, if you're into that) your workouts and other fitness achievements. Setting up ...
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Animating your Facebook Timeline

Some users have found it's possible on Google Plus to animate your profile. What I'd like to know is if anyone has found a way to animate your Facebook timeline, through either an animated .gif, a ...
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Is it possible to 'Like' a page without it appearing in your Facebook profile? (Without hiding the category that page is in)

I'm trying to 'Like' a certain page, but I don't want it to appear in the 'Info' part of my Facebook Profile. Is this possible without hiding the category that the page is in, or to move the 'Liked' ...
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How do I select my city in Drumo?

I am not sure I understand what is going on with Drumo, I signed up but it seems only two cities are offered: Sydney Singapore I am not from any of these cities. I decided to select one just to ...
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How to create a named Google profile?

According to Google Offers Named OpenIDs blog entry I should be able to create a named Google profile. However, going to http://www.google.com/profiles redirects me to my Google+ profile with 21 ...
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How do I delete my Ohloh profile?

How do I go about deleting my Ohloh profile? I have two Ohloh profiles. I want to delete one of them so that the profile that remains may use the email and username of the deleted profile.
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How to see my profile from a friends of friends perspective on Facebook?

I can see my profile from the perspective of a 1st level friend, but I would like to see how my profile looks for a specific friend of a friend, or even from a general "friends of friends" perspective....
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Linking Google accounts after registration in Trello

Originally, I registered using my email address (@gmail). Now I would like to link that account to my Google authentication credentials. Is this possible? Or do I need to create a new Trello account ...
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Recent location & photo album have been removed from my Facebook Wall, and would like them to reappear on Wall in original order

I recently updated my location to "Ibiza Spain" but the "location post" (and like/s) have been removed from my Wall (I'm not sure whether I accidentally did so myself). Is there a way for this "...
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Facebook home page post display changed

Two days ago my wall on Facebook changed, the link facility to have either top stories or most recent stories has gone and I cannot change between the two, does anyone have any idea how I can get it ...
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Can I control the profile image shown in the Facebook activity feed

I am creating a Facebook activity feed of my page for my site, and it of course shows the profile picture. The problem is that the profile picture is very big, and when it shows up in the activity ...
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How to remove Facebook username and return to profile ID?

I want to remove (not change) my Facebook username, so that my profile page should be accessible from my ID number. Is this even possible?
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How do I update profile name in DISQUS account?

I have logged in to DISQUS via a Google account for providing comments. I would like to change my profile name, but I can’t. I've changed my name in Google account but it’s not reflecting in DISQUS. I ...
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How do I give another person admin rights to a company profile so they can edit it on LinkedIn?

Someone else at my company created a LinkedIn company profile for our business. Both of us will be doing a lot of editing for it though. It would be nice if we both had the ability to edit the blog ...
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How do you delete an alternate profile on LinkedIn?

I created a second language profile on LinkedIn which is becoming too much of a hassle to keep up to date. I also no longer need a profile in that language. This was created on the same account as my ...